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Boise woman faces manslaughter, other felonies for allegedly striking man on Oregon Route 86

A Boise woman faces a number of felony charges, including manslaughter, after Oregon State Police said she struck a Washington man on the side of Oregon Route 86 near Baker …

PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi latest high-profile female CEO to exit

With Indra Nooyi exiting PepsiCo as its longtime chief executive, the circle of CEOs in the Fortune 500 is losing one of its highest profile women.

Woman claims she jumped from car to escape abuse

A Heyburn man is charged with felony aggravated battery after a woman said she jumped from a moving car between Burley and Declo to escape the man as he hit …

Woman killed during Trader Joe’s standoff was shot by police, not the gunman, chief says

On Wednesday, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore settled it: One of his officers fired the round that killed Corado.

Idaho lags nation in number of women judges

Idaho had the lowest percentage of women judges in the nation in 2012, at just 12 percent. Since then, Gov. Butch Otter has appointed four women as district judges and …

UPDATED: Tue., June 12, 2018, 9 a.m.

Sheriff’s office: Woman’s boyfriend a person of interest

Idaho County officials are treating the disappearance of Shawnta L. Pankey of Grangeville as foul play and say the woman’s boyfriend is “a person of interest.”

UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

For the first time in 226 years, woman to lead the NYSE

The New York Stock Exchange for the first time in its 226-year history will be led by a woman.

Yakima woman finds herself in mixed martial arts world

At age 30, Clayton climbed into the cage for her first Mixed Martial Arts fight – she won by knockout in 40 seconds. From there, she built a 7-3 amateur …

UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 10:18 p.m.

Body found at Waste Management facility identified

A body found at the Waste Management Recycle Center last week has been identified as 79-year-old Stephanie A. Standen, according to the Spokane Medical Examiner.

California to get first female and first LGBT Senate leader

San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate’s top job.

Romania approves first female premier amid protests

Romania’s first female prime minister was sworn in Wednesday as the country’s third head of government in a year amid ongoing anti-corruption protests.

Remains identified as Idaho woman who went missing in 2015

Authorities confirm partial remains recovered in Jerome County belong to a woman who went missing in 2015.

LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans’ 1st woman mayor

LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 10:19 p.m.

Montana’s 1st woman governor remembered as ambitious, caring

Hundreds of people, including political leaders from both parties, attended the memorial for Montana’s first female governor.

Body of woman recovered from Salmon River identified

COTTONWOOD, Idaho – A body found in the Salmon River in west-central Idaho is that of a woman who went missing in the spring of 2016 after a car she …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 2:24 p.m.

When a Kenyan woman took up a man’s job, people scoffed

When Faith Khakai started up work as a motorcycle taxi driver in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, it scandalized her neighbors.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 12:05 p.m.

Liberia votes to replace Africa’s 1st female leader

Liberians gathered in masses under the bright sun Tuesday to vote in an election that for the first time in more than 70 years will see one democratically elected government …

UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2015, 8:18 a.m.

Woman struck by slow-moving train in Idaho

An 65-year-old woman is in the hospital this morning after she stepped in front of a slow-moving train in Athol, Idaho.

Woman rescued from murky swamp

A woman who wandered into a tangled swamp on the West Plains was rescued early today by firefighters and rushed to the hospital for treatment of hypothermia.

Busted: Artists Display Fantasies

First, there was the Little Mermaid and her buoyant pair, nestled in a strapless seashell bikini top. She looked a little, um, mature, for a 16-year-old. But once you got …

Aussie Has Whale Of Shot At Swim Mark

Fighting choppy seas, Susie Maroney entered the water off Havana on Saturday in her bid to become the first person to swim 110 miles across the Florida Straits to Key …

Hormone Debate Leaves Women In Limbo Confusion Grows As Research Offers Conflicting Opinions

One indisputable conclusion has emerged from the growing body of research on hormone replacement therapy and breast cancer: Women don’t know what to believe anymore.

Set In Their Ways Singles Likely To Lose Flexibility As They Age

There are a number of advantages that never-married singles over 30 enjoy. High on my list is the freedom to do whatever I want, whenever I want to do it. …

Women Make Inroads On Boards

Cecily Cannan Selby, the first woman on Avon Products Inc.’s board, says she recalls a tense dinner meeting with male colleagues when one offered her a cigar. “When I accepted …

Country Conscience Women Are The Only Ones Singing Music With A Message

1. Patty Loveless 2. Martina McBride 3. Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her” was nominated for Record of the Year in this year’s Grammys. Photo by Associated Press …

Mothers Of Invention Women Inventors Have Long List Of Accomplishments, Little Recognition

If you made drip coffee for breakfast, poured pasteurized milk on your cereal, put your lunch in a brown paper bag or used your windshield wipers on the way to …

Women In Technical Careers Seek To Encourage Young Girls

Math and science hold little fascination for many teenage girls. In fact, while 81 percent of grade school girls said they enjoyed math, the percentage dropped to 61 percent by …

Local Businesswomen Seek National Affiliation Group Pursues Inland Northwest Chapter Of National Association Of Women Business Owners

A committee of women entrepreneurs in Spokane hopes to rally enough support by late spring to create an Inland Northwest chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. “NAWBO …

Women Make It Their Business To Help Girls Become Entrepreneurs

You’ve started a business selling flowers door-to-door, and sales are great. Your big sister has been helping, but now she’s too busy with her boyfriend and you’re not sure you …